Philadelphia: Hogan & Thompson, 1836. Engraved frontispiece, extra-engraved title + 288 pages. 16mo, contemporary green embossed cloth with gilt lettering. Aside from light foxing, a bright copy. Item #704
First edition. With chapters on female education, health, beauty, conversation, amusements, operas, dancing, reading and of course, the duties of matrimony. Butler wrote a companion volume titled "The American Gentleman."